Generous Donation from Don Solberg Memorial
 
We received a generous donation of $680 from the family and friends as a memorial to Don Solberg.  Derek Solberg was a participant in the program and his family asked for memorials to be given to MCYB in his name.  Thank You for your support!

2015 Cal Ripken / Babe Ruth Baseball - Bat Rule

posted Feb 18, 2015, 11:11 AM by Minot Baseball

2015 Bat Rules

APPROVED BATS FOR 2015: 
Please note the following details on all baseball bats approved by Babe Ruth League, Inc. for 2015 local league and tournament play. Such descriptions are included as part of the 2015 Babe Ruth League Rules and Regulations. 
 
CAL RIPKEN BASEBALL DIVISION 
The bat may not exceed 33”in length, and the bat barrel may not exceed 2 ¼” in diameter. Only 2 ¼” barrel non-wood bats marked BPF 1.15 will be allowed. Wood 2 ¼” barrel bats are allowed. 
 
13-15 BASEBALL DIVISION 
The bat may not exceed 34” in length, and the bat barrel may not exceed 2 5/8” in diameter. All aluminum/alloy barrel bats and all composite handle (only) aluminum/alloy barrels are allowed. Only composite barrel bats certified and marked BBCOR .50 will be allowed. Wood barrel bats conforming to the specifications of Official Baseball Rule 1.10 are allowed. 
 
16-18 BASEBALL DIVISION 
The bat may not exceed 34” in length and the bat barrel many not exceed 2 5/8” in diameter or be greater than a -3 length to weight ratio. Only metal/composite bats certified and marked BBCOR .50 are allowed. Wood barrel bats conforming to the specifications of Official Baseball 
Rule 1.10 are allowed. 

NON-COMPLIANT BATS FOR 2015: 
Contained below is a current listing of non-compliant bats that are not eligible, or approved, for  use in any Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken Baseball program or activity. 
 
 Babe Ruth League, Inc. has been informed that Nike Bat Model #Aero CX2-BTO636 (light grey), CX2-BTO573 (dark grey) and CX2-BTO598 (blue) have failed recent performance standard compliance testing. 
 
 Effective immediately and until further notice, Nike Bat Model #Aero CX2-BTO636 (light grey), CX2-BTO573 (dark grey) and CX2-BTO598 (blue), including all graphic variations, is not eligible, or approved, for use in any Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken program or activity. 
 
Babe Ruth League, Inc. 
2015 Approved And Non-Compliant Bats  The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has advised Babe Ruth League, Inc. 
that the BBCOR decertification process has been implemented for the following bats: 
 Marucci CAT-52 33-inch model, CAT-52 34-inch model, and Black 33-inch and 34-inch models 
 
 Reebok Vector-TLS 33-inch model 
 
 Effective immediately and until further notice, the bats listed above are not eligible, or approved, for use in any Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken program or activity. 
 
 Babe Ruth League, Inc. has been informed that the Mattingly Balistk Bat Model – BTKYB (blue) has failed recent performance standard compliance testing. 
 Effective immediately and until further notice, the Mattingly Balistk Bat Model – BTKYB (blue), including all graphic variations, is not eligible, or approved, for use in any Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken program or activity. 
 
 Babe Ruth League, Inc. has been informed that the Louisville Slugger (Hillerich & Bradsby) TPX Dynasty – 12 bat – Model YB12D(black/red/grey) has failed recent performance standard compliance testing. Effective immediately and until further notice, the Louisville Slugger (Hillerich & Bradsby) TPX Dynasty – 12 bat – Model YB12D (black/red/grey), including all graphic variations, is not eligible, or approved, for use in any Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken program or activity. 
 
PENALTY 
 If the illegal bat is discovered prior to a batter completing his “at bat” the bat is simply removed from play and the “at bat” continues. 
 A player who uses an illegal bat or non-conforming barrel dimension and hits a fair ball will be ruled out. No advancement on the bases will be allowed, and any outs during the play shall stand. This is an appeal play. The “at bat” will be considered legal once a pitch is thrown to the next batter.  Any bat discovered prior to the game that does not conform to the above rule shall be directed to be removed immediately and not be allowed for use during the game. 
 
If you have any questions on approved or non-compliant bats, do not hesitate to contact Babe Ruth Headquarters. 

2015 Baseball Registration

posted Feb 7, 2015, 9:18 AM by Minot Baseball   [ updated Feb 9, 2015, 11:00 AM ]

Spring and Summer Baseball Leagues are vastly approaching!
 
Baseball registration for the upcoming 2015 season Starts February 22, 2015 
The deadline to register is April 15 2015 

Click the Registration Tab to Find the Registration Form. 
 
You can register online, or at Edison Elementary between 1pm-3pm {Sunday Feb, 22nd}

2015 Post Season Tournament Schedule

posted Jan 15, 2015, 7:55 AM by Minot Baseball

2015 -  State Tournaments 

Cal Ripken  - July 10 - 12 

 9 - Bismarck

10 - Dickinson

11- Fargo

12 - Mandan

Babe Ruth - July 17 - 19 

13 - Minot

14 - Grand Forks

15 -  Wahpeton

Mid West Plains Regional Tournaments 

9 - Dickinson, ND   July 23-28

10 - Chadron, NE    July 23-28

11 ( 60’)  - Bemidji, MN     July 23-28   ( State 11 Yr Old 70'  Runner Up will have the Option to play in this tourney ) 

11 ( 70’ )  -  Lamar, CO     July 23-28

12 ( 70’ )   -   Booneville, MO      July 22-27

13  -  Booneville, MO      July 30- August 4

14 -   Ottumwa, IA         July 30- August 4

15 -   Osseo/Maple Grove, MN       July 28- August 2

Generous Donation From Don Solberg Memorial

posted Oct 27, 2014, 11:33 PM by Minot Baseball

We received a generous donation of $680 from the family and friends as a memorial to Don Solberg.  Derek Solberg was a participant in the program and his family asked for memorials to be given to MCYB in his name.  Thank You for your support!

MCYB - Fall Dinner Party / Auction Nov 13, 2014

posted Sep 30, 2014, 1:07 PM by Minot Baseball

Magic City Youth Baseball will be hosting the biggest fundraiser event for the season.

MCYB 18th Annual Fall Party.

Location: The Grand Hotel
Date: November 13th (Thursday Night)
Time: 6pm {Door Opens 5:15}

$50/ Ticket
$450/ Table of ten(10) = 1 FREE TICKET
Ticket includes the Food and Beverages 

Live & Silent Auction
-Sports Memorabilia
-Business Services and other related items.
Open to both men and women.... must be 21 and over.  
Please contact Pat Slotsve and/or any MCYB board member for tickets.

2015 - Post Season Tournament Sites and Dates Announced

posted Sep 30, 2014, 12:34 PM by Minot Baseball

The State and Mid West Plains Regional Tournament Sites and Dates have been announced and are posted to the  LEAGUES  TAB > TOURNAMENTS  on the MCYB Web Site 

2014 - 11 Yr Old MWP Regional Tourney Info

posted Jul 29, 2014, 1:45 PM by Minot Baseball

The 2014 MWP Regional Tourney Game Schedule has been posted to our Web Site.  Go to Leagues Tab > Tournaments 

Blitz Card Winners

posted Jul 17, 2014, 1:15 PM by Minot Baseball

Thanks for another great year with Blitz cards. Thanks to all the kids and parents we had a record year and took in more then $40,000 in sales. Here are the top ten ...and great job !

1. Matthew Marcus
2. Jamey Craig
3. Weigel Sayge
4. Benjamin Rohrer
5. Ashton Hillman
6. Ethan Kersten
7. Caleb Reing
8. Trail Haskins
9. Eli Wedar
10.Dalton Cooper

Thanks again and we will be sending you your prizes.

If anyone wants more cards or if anyone asks for cards let me know and I will be more than happy to sell some more.

Thanks
Daniel Danielson

Revised Sunday Schedule for the CR Tourney Posted

posted Jun 28, 2014, 10:56 AM by Minot Baseball

The Revised Sunday Schedule has been posted to the  Leagues Tab > Tournaments ( pull down menu ) 

Parent Concession Requirements For Tournaments

posted Jun 24, 2014, 7:56 PM by Minot Baseball

Reminder: If Minot is a host of a tournament, and your child is scheduled to play in the tournament, you must work at least one extra shift during the tournament...If you would like to work more than one shift during the tournament it will count as a shift towards the three you must work. 
See the "Volunteer" page for more information http://www.minotbaseball.com/volunteering

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